Turquoise ranges in color from a beautiful blue, to a blue-green, to a greenish colored semi-precious gemstone. Blue however, is the main color associated with turquoise. Turquoise is stone that has been admired for its beauty for a long time. Turquoise if often found in conjunction with copper in copper mines. Turquoise from different mines will have a distinctive color and matrix pattern to it. The matrix and lines within the stone add to its natural beauty.
Turquoise is found in many locations around the world. The stone has been used by many different Southwest First Nations including the Hopi, Zuni and Navajo. They are famous for their silverwork with the turquoise stone and with other stones. Turquoise is considered on of the birthstones for December. It has also been a fashionable accessory stone for many years.
Some believe turquoise may be used to help with exhaustion, it may also help with minor aches and pains. It may also be used as a mood enhancer, it may help one to lead a happier life.
Smoky quartz is a variety of quartz, always black or brown in colour. The quartz stone family also includes amethyst (purple quartz), rose quartz (pink-red), citrine (yellow quartz), as well as all the various agates and jaspers.
Smoky quartz is often found in beautiful black crystals. It can be cut into beautiful brilliant gemstones and it makes an equally beautiful crystal specimen. Scientists believe the black may have been caused by natural radioactivity in the Earth.
Smoky quartz is the most often sought after for its healing or crystal properties. It is said to increase endurance and to amplify energy. Some believe that it may give you an energy boost, and that it can help you clear your thoughts to better make decisions.
Each smoky quartz bead and turquoise bead is skillfully polished individually, then drilled to create this colorful bracelet. Connected with jewellery elastic, this bracelet stretches to fit. Perfect for stacking with other bracelets or just to wear on its own.
- Features genuine gemstones
- Inner circumference:
- Regular Size: 6 inches/ 152 mm
- Large Size: 7.2 inches/180mm
- Modelled on an 165 mm wrist
- This item includes an information card about the gemstones
- Certificates of authenticity are included with this item
This bracelet requires special care - turquoise is extremely porous. Exposure to water and other chemicals, such as lotions or perfumes, will damage it over time. If you polish the jewellery, avoid polishing the stone itself. A silver-cleaning dip should never be used with this piece.
*You will receive the same bracelet as you choose.